When choosing a country to holiday with babies and toddlers, Greece is one of our favourites. Young visitors are treated like royalty and there are plenty of attractions and nature based activities that make it a perfect family destination. We’ve rounded up our pick of Greece’s best places to visit with babies and toddlers to ensure a relaxing holiday for parents and children alike.
The largest of the Dodecanese islands in the Aegean sea, the climate in Rhodes is perfect for babies, with westerly winds taking the edge off the summer heat and sunny, mild winters. For families with babies young enough to sleep in a carrier there are plenty of ancient sights such as the UNESCO classified medieval city, partially erected on the foundations of the Byzantine enclosure, where gothic architecture coexists with mosques, public baths and historical bastions.
There are miles of family friendly beaches including stretches like Faliraki with shallow, calm waters perfect for little ones. Tsambika beach is also a good option to get away from the crowds but still have the convenience of a mini market nearby, and Elli beach is popular for its crystal clear water and nearby restaurants. Water babies will also love the award-winning Faliraki Water Park that offers rides for all ages and a children’s pirate ship.